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1.conserve (v)
2.conservation (n)
3.conservationist (n)
1.keep from waste, loss, or decay
2.preservation from loss, injury, or waste
3.one who advocates conservation of natural resources
(ant-waste)
1.detriment (n)
2.detrimental (adj)
1.injury, damage, or something that causes it; disadvantage
2.harmful, damaging
(ant-advantage)
1.exotic (adj)
1.introduced from another country; foreign
2.strikingly unusual; strange
(ant-native)
1.folly (n)
1.lack of good sense; foolish action or undertaking
(ant-wisdom)
1.formerly (adv)
2.former (adj)
1.in an earlier period; previously
(ant-now)
2.preceding; previous
(ant-latter)
1.harmony (n)
2.harmonious (adj)
1.peaceable or friendly relations; accord; agreement; tranquility
2.friendly; amicable
(ant-conflict; disharmony)
1.ignore (v)
2.ignoramus (n)
1.refuse to take notice of
2.ignorant, stupid person; dunce
(ant-heed)
1.impediment (n)
2.impede (v)
1.something that hinders or obstructs
2.interfere or slow the progress of; hinder; obstruct
(ant-aid)
1.indolent (adj)
2.indolence (n)
1.disposed to avoid exertion; lazy; idle; lethargic
2.idleness; laziness
(ant-industrious)
1.intact (adj)
1.untouched by anything that damages or diminishes; left complete or entire; uninjured
(ant- imperfect)
1.invalid (adj)
2.invalidate (v)
3.invalid (n)
1.not valid; having no force or effect; void
2.abolish; annul
3.sickly or disabled person
(ant-valid)
1.noncarcinogenic (adj)
1.not producing, or tending to produce, cancer
(ant-carcinogenic)
1.parsimonious (adj)
2.parsimony (n)
1.unduly sparing in the spending of money; stingy
(ant-generous)
2.stinginess; parsimoniousness
(ant-generosity)
1.raze (v)
1.destroy utterly by tearing down; demolish; level to the ground
(ant-erect)
1.reticent (adj)
2.reticence (n)
1.inclined to be silent or secretive; uncommunicative
(ant-frank)
2.restraint in communicating
(ant-frankness)
1.retire (v)
1.withdraw from active duty or business
2.go to bed
(ant-rise)
1.retort (v)
2.retort (n)
1.answer; reply sharply or angrily
(ant-ask)
2.quick, witty, or sharp reply; answer
1.subvert (v)
2.subversion (n)
1.overturn or overthrow from the foundation; undermine
(ant-uphold)
2.sabotage; undermining
1.tractable (adj)
2.tractibility (n)
1.easily led, taught or controlled; yielding; docile
(ant-unruly; intractable)
2.obedience
1.ameliorate (v)
2.amelioration (n)
1.become better; make better; improve
2.improvement
(ant-worsen)